Official home of the Students Go Gourmet cookbook series

GOURMET 101: Your Corner of the Foodie Market

Who could ever love cilantro? What's a microplane? How can something be double-boiled? Art thou a fishmonger, sir?

Use this page for all your basic questions and needs, from simple definitions to subtle spicing tips. We've included our kitchen start-up and stocking tips straight from Students Go Gourmet, and we've added some extra tools for your reference.